Tiruvarur (TN), Sept 28 (PTI) A farmer allegedly raped a 65-year old woman when the two were consuming liquor together at Valangaiman near here and was arrested Friday, police said. Also Read - 'Mann Ki Baat' Today: PM Modi's First Radio Address After India Entered Into Lockdown Mode to Fight COVID-19

The 40-year old farmer and the woman, a sanitary worker, allegedly used drink liquor together regularly and during one such occasion recently he had raped her. Also Read - COVID-19: 194 New Cases Emerge in Single Day, Death Toll Reaches 23; Is India Ready For Stage 3?

Shocked, she cried for help and the neighbours came to her rescue. The farmer fled the scene after threatening them with dire consequences. Also Read - BSF Officer, Posted at Quarantine Centre in Madhya Pradesh, Tests Positive; Wife With Travel History to UK Isolated

On a complaint, the man was arrested Friday, police said adding the woman had been hospitalised.

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